09:30 - 10:30
About the event
The event will show the power of crop genetic diversity to serve as a cost-effective strategy for enhancing climate resilience for food production globally across a range of species contributing to diversified diets. Exploring roots and tubers, cereals, and legumes, including underutilized crops, experts from the global community of crop research and practitioners will highlight various benefits of within and across species diversity. The event will discuss how these crops could thrive in diverse environmental conditions, provide reliable sources of nutrition, and offer income stability in the face of climate change. High-level speakers from research, funding agencies, farming communities and civil society will offer expertise and insights through opening remarks, fireside chats and panel discussions. The audience will be engaged through interactive Q&A opportunities. By the end of the event, attendees should clearly understand the potential socio-economic, nutritional and environmental advantages of conserving and using crop genetic diversity.
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